This past year in my blog I talked about digestion, stress and weight gain. The connection. There is so much more that stress does to keep us from our weight loss goals. Here's how to relax harder....Read more
A special healthy summer treat.Read more
Bone broth is incredibly healthy and nourishing, helps our intestinal health and digestion, keeps colds and flus away by improving our immune system over the cold weather. You can make it vegetarian by using vegetables only and omitting the bones, but the gelatin from bones is what makes it so healing for our intestines. Making your own broth is inexpensive, re-uses food scraps you may otherwise throw out, plus makes your home smell great : ) Bone broth or stock is a traditional food: one way our ancestors used up every part of an animal. Bones and marrow, skin and feet, tendons and ligaments that you can’t eat directly can be boiled and then simmered over a period of days. This simmering causes the bones and ligaments to release healing compounds.Read more
Here's a healthy twist on a typically white sugar-filled treat. Using high quality flours, sugars and raw honey, and delicious butter you can transform it into a healthier dessert! Most people who have rhubarb plants want to give it away - there is just so much of it! So ask around before buying rhubarb, free is fantastic!
Rhubarb is almost always put into pies or crumbles, here is my absolute favourite recipe for this.Read more
Crunchy Raw Protein Balls… this is a clean eating recipe made with real food ingredients that are raw, vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free. These snack balls offer a filling combination of protein, carbs, and fats, plus they're easily portable.Read more
I always get a TON of questions and a lot of overlapping ones. I thought it was due time to put some answers up to help those home brewing!Read more
Gene came to me as many of my retired senior clients do: with digestive issues and taking many different medications. How Gene with support was able to quit KFC along with many other benefits....
I love my home valley, the Okanagan, for eating seasonally as we get lots of fresh, cleansing fruits in the spring and summer, then in the fall and winter we have wonderful root vegetables.
One of my favourite ways to cook well in the fall and winter is to take a bunch of vegetables and turn them into a delicious soup! Pro Insight: If you need quick meals on the go, soup is a great option to make large portions of, and store in smaller containers for future use.Read more